Peter Obi , the presidential personality of Labour Party has implored his supporters to rescue themselves from politics of acrimony and unnecessary attacks to perceived political opponents. Obi that decamped from Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to Labour Party demonstrated the politics devoid of bitterness by congratulating Abubukar Atiku that emerged as the flagbearer of PDP.
Obi wrote in his Twitter page, “It has been brought to my attention, and I have also observed that some of my numerous supporters are making personal attacks on other aspirants/candidates.
“Whilst thanking you for your support, which I sincerely value and appreciate, I humbly appeal that we all imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship and avoid name-calling or personal attacks on other aspirants and candidates.
“The common goal is to make Nigeria better. Elections are a democratic contest and need not be adversarial.”